Matthew Rhys

Matthew Rhys

Date of Birth

Birthday: November 8
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales, UK

Matthew Rhys is a Welsh actor.

Rhys moved to Santa Monica after being cast in ABC's show Brothers & Sisters, as lawyer Kevin Walker. The show had a five-season run, coming to an end in 2011.

In January 2012, Rhys appeared in a BBC Two two-part drama adaptation of Charles Dickens' last novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, left unfinished at his death in 1870. The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) aired it in the United States as one feature-length episode.

Matthew Rhys is a Welsh actor.

Rhys moved to Santa Monica after being cast in ABC's show Brothers & Sisters, as lawyer Kevin Walker. The show had a five-season run, coming to an end in 2011.

In January 2012, Rhys appeared in a BBC Two two-part drama adaptation of Charles Dickens' last novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, left unfinished at his death in 1870. The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) aired it in the United States as one feature-length episode.

He starred opposite Keri Russell in FX's series The Americans, a 1980s Cold War spy drama about Russian KGB sleeper agents (Rhys and Russell, who portray married KGB agents with two children, among other agents and handlers). The sixth season airing in 2018 was the final one. The show debuted in January 2013.

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Awards & Nominations

4 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2018
  • Winner
  • Matthew Rhys, as Philip Jennings
  • The Americans
  • FX Networks
  • Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Matthew Rhys, as Philip Jennings
  • The Americans
  • FX Networks
  • Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Matthew Rhys, as Chuck Palmer
  • Girls
  • "American Bitch"
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Matthew Rhys, as Philip Jennings
  • The Americans
  • FX Networks
  • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions
Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell
Matthew Rhys
Alexis Bledel accepts her award at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
Matthew Rhys and Gerald Mcraney present an award at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
Matthew Rhys on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell
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Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell at the 70th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Matthew Rhys accepts an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Alexis Bledel accepts her award at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Alexis Bledel accepts her award at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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Matthew Rhys and Gerald Mcraney present an award at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Matthew Rhys and Gerald Mcraney present an award at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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Matthew Rhys on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Matthew Rhys on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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